If you’re wondering about fun sleepover ideas, don’t worry! I’ve made a list of helpful things to do at a sleepover. From sleepover movies to fun games, you won’t run out of sleepover ideas you can do for any kid to enjoy.
Sleepover Ideas | 15 DIY Crafts Sleepover Activities
Sleepovers are fun! I can still remember the sleepovers I’ve been to before as a kid and I will always treasure the fun memories I made with my friends. Now that I’m the one planning, I want to create an awesome experience for my kids and their friends. So to also help you out, here are some fun things to do at a sleepover. This list will ensure they’ll want to sleep over at your house all the time!
Sleepovers are a great opportunity to get the kids to learn the art of upcycling. Have them make fun with these easy toilet paper crafts they can wear and play with all through the night.
You can’t go wrong with this easy craft project for kids. Pipe cleaner crafts are safe and they can make a lot of crafts to keep them occupied all through the night.
Get to know your animals while having fun with balloons. Teach kids how to twist their very own balloon critters and making the sleepover even more exciting.
This would be perfect for the girls. Encourage them to hang other trinkets to personalize it! I’m sure they’ll have a wonderful time making and decorating their very own teepee.
5. Build An Epic Fort
A sleepover for rowdy boys won’t be complete without a DIY fort. So before starting your sleepover, make sure you have these supplies to “build” the fort with your buddies.
6. Balloon Activities
Start each activity with a bang! Write your itinerary down and put them inside a balloon. Start popping when the hour arrives. It’s a fun way to keep your sleepover schedule under control.
7. Spin The Nail Polish Bottle
What’s a sleepover without some colorful nail polish? Take it up a notch with this fun spin the nail polish bottle game! Make sure to check out all the rules and make the game even more entertaining.
8. Pillow Fight!
This is a real pillow fight with this cool DIY pillow. I’m sure the boys will have an epic pillow fight they’ll talk about for weeks!
9. Blacklight Party
Get a party started in the dark! With some black lights and glow-in-the-dark markers or sticks, it’s going to be a good night.
10. Glow Dough
Things are always more fun and interesting when they’re glowing. Make a homemade glowing dough with this easy recipe. I’m sure this sleepover craft will make the evening even more fascinating.
11. Super Hero Photo Booth
Even kids are obsessed with selfies, especially if are superheroes in them! Create a super hero photo booth for them to strike a pose saving the entire city.
12. Best Sleepover Movies For Kids
When they get tired of playing, better have some kid-friendly movies ready. Don’t worry if you can only think of one because this list will give a ton to ensure fun-filled movie marathon.
13. Mix Up Butterbeers
Potterheads will go nuts over this sweet drink inspired by the book. You don’t have to go to Hogsmeade to take a sip because you can easily whip this at home.
14. DIY Movie Night Popcorn Bar
Here’s the perfect DIY snack to complete a sleepover movie night. Boys and girls will surely love this amazing set-up. If you’d like to make your own popcorn, you can follow this easy homemade kettle corn recipe.
15. Healthy Waffle Bar
Better be ready for the next day when the kiddos wake up. Prepare a waffle bar that’s healthy and definitely kid-approved.
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Ready to host the next sleepover? No matter what you give or what you let your kids do during sleepovers, always remember to be there, ensuring their safety and for you not to miss every giggle they share. There’s nothing more priceless than that!
Are you going to try these sleepover ideas for your kid’s next sleepover? Let us know in the comments section below!
Editor’s Note – This post was originally published on May 2016 and has been updated for quality and relevancy.